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[China, UK] Big Tobacco Targets Chinese Females in the 'She Economy'

Whether a young woman is smoking because she wishes to appear sophisticated, charming or independent, or because she thinks that nicotine will keep her weight under control, the main issue is the smoker's image. Even when cigarettes are used for stress r
Yibada (cn)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:43
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[Kansas] Tobacco fund sweep draws legislator’s ire

objected to Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan for using $14.5 million from the Kansas Endowment for Youth to fill part of a $280 million hole in the current fiscal year’s budget. “This is a problem, in my view,” said Rep. Stephanie Clayton, a Republican from Ove
Kansas City (KS) Kansan
added Jan 26, 2015 22:34
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[Wisconsin] Report: Pharmacies lead in tobacco sales to minors

of the 330 tobacco retailers in Dane County, 51 sold tobacco to youth inspectors. The sales rate of 15.5 percent in Dane County is the highest tobacco sales to minors rate in more than six years.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:20
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Smoking decline shows local, state efforts paid off

Boyle cited good reasons for why fewer of today's young adults are opting not to smoke. Among them is the fact that they're in the generation that came of age after the state's Freedom to Breathe Act was passed in 2007, banning smoking in the workplace.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jan 26, 2015 22:18
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Smoking decline shows local, state efforts paid off

Boyle cited good reasons for why fewer of today's young adults are opting not to smoke. Among them is the fact that they're in the generation that came of age after the state's Freedom to Breathe Act was passed in 2007, banning smoking in the workplace.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jan 26, 2015 22:18
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Bill will help keep tobacco from gripping our youth ($$)

Washington might become the first state in the union to raise the smoking age to 21 if Attorney General Bob Ferguson can muster enough support for a proposal he introduced to the Legislature last week.
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Jan 26, 2015 22:14
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[UK] E-cigarette: Mum Sian Warner hits back at backlash after her son, 11, bought device

"I'm a good parent". Sian Warner, of Allenton, said smoking the device made her son suffer from a persistent cough and gave him inflamed tonsils for weeks after using it in December.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:22
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[Africa] Botswana's successful anti-smoking drive comes to Kenya

in Kenya, the World Health Organisation has found that fifteen percent of Kenyans aged between 13 and 15 use tobacco...In some African countries, child smokers now outnumber adult smokers. This shocking rise is storing up huge problems for Africa.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
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[New York] Cuomo proposes restrictions on electronic cigarettes

In the budget proposal for the coming year, Cuomo would also prohibit e-cigarette marketing that targets children. According to the governor's office, there is "little quality control" on the production of the devices or the nicotine liquids they use an
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2015 21:08
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[Connecticut] Lawmakers seek to curb e-cigarettes

Armed with the knowledge that electronic cigarettes that taste like gummy bears appeal to kids -- not adults trying to stop smoking-- a trio of federal lawmakers sought advice from Connecticut teens Monday on how to stamp out what they perceive as a grow
Connecticut Post
added Jan 26, 2015 21:06
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